Type: White Wine
Country: France
Region: Burgundy
Code: MEUR615
Assembled from 9 different plots, all with differing aspects of soil, microclimate, aspect and enriched by grapes produced from the lieux–dits vineyards of Les Casse Têtes and Limozin, which give an added richness and intensity to the wine.
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Domaine Michelot

Domaine Michelot has been in the Michelot family for six generations and, having increased in size over the years, now comprises more than 19 hectares which include a number of prestigious 1er cru wines. The domaine achieved widespread recognition in the 60s under the direction of the charismatic Bernard Michelot and this spirit and tradition flourishes and grows in the hands of the current generation. The Meursault vineyards are made up of a number of “terroirs” – parcels of land with individual characteristics of soil, drainage and orientation – and their distinct personalities yield a diverse range of wines.
The nose is rich, forward and intense, exhibiting ripe tropical fruit, cashew and cereal notes. The palate is quite dense at first, softening as the high acidity cuts through the ripe notes of peach, pineapple and Gala apple, textured by notes of honeycomb, cereal and wet stones. The finish is long, intense and incredibly structured.
Delicious with pan roasted swordfish steaks with mixed peppercorn butter.
Fermented in tank and barrel, with 10% new oak and using a variety of barrels – 35% in 500lt foudres, 40% in traditional Burgundy 228lt barriques, and 20% in clay eggs. A new addition in 2021 was the use of glass to ferment a proportion in.

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